This website was created by the Community Outreach and Education Program of the Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC) at Oregon State University.

The goals of the Unsolved Mysteries of Human Health website are to:

  1. Link students, teachers, and the general public to the EHSC investigators and scientists at Oregon State University
  2. Provide accurate and non-technical explanations of complex research methods and instruments used at the EHSC.
  3. Increase student interest in the field of environmental health science by providing tangible, real-world examples of current research.
  4. Increase the public’s understanding of environmental health science research.
  5. Highlight research currently performed at the EHSC.


This project was partially supported by a grant from the Oregon University System under the guidance of the Engineering and Technology Industry Council.

Portions of this material are based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. ATM-0239823. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

For questions regarding information on this website, send an e-mail to [email protected] or call 541.737.8105.